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The art of the steal [videorecording] / MAJ Productions in association with 9.14 Pictures ; producer, Sheena M. Joyce ; cinematographer director, Don Argott.

Joyce, Sheena M. (Producer). Argott, Don (Director, Cinematographer). Fenton, Demion (Film editor). Jacobs, Susan (Musical director). MAJ Productions (Added Author). 9.14 Pictures (Added Author). IFC Films (Added Author). MPI Media Group (Added Author).

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Berklee College of Music.

Current holds

0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Library Reserve Desk DVD 4547 37684001063839 Reserve Closet Not holdable Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0788613138
  • ISBN: 9780788613135
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (101 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Widescreen.
  • Publisher: New York : IFC in Theaters : c2010.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally released as a motion picture in 2009.
DVD, NTSC; anamorphic widescreen (1.78:1); Dolby digital.
Faculty reserve.
Material for LAHS-233 (Bresler).
Bonus feature: trailer.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Don Argott ; editor, Demian Fenton ; music supervisor, Susan Jacobs.
Summary, etc.:
It's been called the greatest theft of art since the Second World War. Reveals how a private collection of paintings became the envy of the Louvre, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and other major institutions, and the prize in a battle between one man's vision and the forces of commerce and politics. Founded in 1922 by wealthy American drug developer and art collector Albert C. Barnes, the Barnes Foundation became the finest collection of paintings by Renoir, Cezanne, Matisse, and Van Gogh.
Target Audience Note:
Not rated.
System Details Note:
DVD, NTSC; anamorphic widescreen (1.78:1); Dolby digital.
Language Note:
English dialogue with optional Spanish subtitles and optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Awards Note:
"Official selection Toronto Film Festival 2009."
"Official selection New York Film Festival 2009."
"Official selection AFI Film Festival 2009."
Subject: Barnes Foundation
Art museums > Pennsylvania > Philadelphia.
Art schools > Pennsylvania > Philadelphia.
Documentary films
Genre: Nonfiction films.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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